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Colorado County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range9093
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2360
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4554
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges3862
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2770
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2770
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2365
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2365
13.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,260Sangre de Cristo Range80
14.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2940
15.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3050
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range5530
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2187
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1515
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2105
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3686
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2420
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2760
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range714
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2852
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1743
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1912
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2405
32.TellerDevils Playground13,070Front Range140
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges2771
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area4054
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range3777
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range3470
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area127
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range929
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains433
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area1616
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area776
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,860Park Range2440
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range1376
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7370Central Great Plains 
45.WeldWeld County High Point6385Central Great Plains 
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6215Central Great Plains 
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5970Central Great Plains20
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5845Front Range10
49.DenverDenver High Point5685Front Range10
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains20
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5430Central Great Plains 
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5295Central Great Plains10
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5290Southern Great Plains20
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5270Southern Great Plains20
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5255Central Great Plains10
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5225Central Great Plains 
57.LoganLogan County High Point4945Central Great Plains10
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains 
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains325
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains356
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4695Central Great Plains10
62.YumaYuma County High Point4445Central Great Plains10
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4125Central Great Plains10
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4115Central Great Plains 

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List Description

Colorado is a very mountainous state, and this list reflects its variety of peaks. Fifteen of the approximately 53 famous fourteeners are on this list, and the high thirteeners here make nice alternative hikes to those over-exposed peaks. The list also includes a number of high points on the vast, flat high plains in the eastern third of the state.

John Mitchler was the first to complete this list, on 9/14/1996.

Acknowledgements

  • Personal research prior to 1995 had determined 23 of these points. I also added all information on individual peak pages, such as latitude/longitude.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled by David Olson and reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Links

         Colorado County High Points

    Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

           Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

    Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

     


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